We take the security, privacy and protection of your investments very seriously which is why we are registered and licensed, operating under strict European regulations. Headquartered in Limassol, Cyprus, our financial services company is authorised and regulated to conduct Portfolio Management, Investment Advice and Agency Only execution activities. This way you can focus on trading while we take care of the safety of your funds.
FCA (Registration no.580193)
Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (BaFin) (Registration no.126399)
ACPR (Registration no.74013)
CONSOB (Registration no.3317)
Our core values are rooted in trust as we believe that this is the foundation of all solid relationships. We are a reliable firm known for having your best interests in mind. Our clients know that JFD Brokers will never take the opposite side of their trades - and our regulatory status is added assurance of that. You can rely on the safety of your transactions when you trade with us.
Our annual financial reports are audited by leading Cypriot financial auditors, any funds held with us are secure and our resources are adequately managed at all times. Our internal auditors, external auditors, compliance and legal teams provide a comprehensive audit, special investigations and compliance set of solutions.
All your funds, without any exceptions, are fully segregated into special client accounts and kept separate from our company funds, ensuring they remain secure. Whether they are classified as company funds or client funds, they are kept in licensed, world-class financial institutions in the UK and Germany, amongst the safest in their category.
The Investor Compensation Fund (ICF) is an extra measure of insurance for your funds. As we are a member of this fund, our clients may be eligible to put a claim into the ICF in the event that JFD Brokers unable to meet its financial obligations. Eligibility depends on the status and the nature of the claim. Read more about the ICF.
Our automated risk management system, which includes negative balance protection and lower leverage set-up, is designed to reduce the risk of your account being depleted to zero or turning negative. This is especially useful to prevent negative impacts generated by weekend Market Gaps. Read more about our leverage policy.
The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC), a mature world-class regulator, has long-term experience in the CFDs and Forex industry, allows passporting to other European territories’ jurisdictions, and is viewed as a leading regulatory authority in Europe.
Our authorisations include the following services and activities:
We are also allowed to offer the following ancillary services:
On 3 January 2018, MIFID II—the Directive on Markets in Financial Instruments amending Directive 2004/39/EC—and the accompanying Regulation on Markets in Financial Instruments, MiFIR, came into effect, replacing MiFID II, the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (2004/39/EC) which has been in place since November 2007. MiFID II has been transposed into Cypriot legislation with the New Law 87(I)/2017 (Law which provides for the Provision of Investment Services, the Exercise of Investment Activities, and the Operation of Regulated Markets and Other Related Matters), and applies from 3 January 2018.
MiFID II’s aim is to improve the competitiveness of EU financial markets by creating a single market for investment services and activities, and ensuring a high degree of harmonised protection for investors in financial instruments, such as shares, bonds, derivatives and various structured products.
Under MiFID, JFD Brokers can offer authorised and regulated cross-border services to all Member States, including but not limited to the following jurisdictions: Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lichtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom.